Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.
A traveler moves among real people in their own milieu and learns from them, soaking up their wisdom and philosophy, their way of being in the world. A tourist simply hops from one tourist highpoint to another, skimming across the surface, cramming in quantity rather than quality, and comes away with his soul and imagination unchanged, untouched by the wonder of a life lived differently.
When I can’t find my normal hair products in foreign stores
On the other hand… you might find something even better!
It’s brand new to me - all those planets and creatures and horizons! I haven’t seen them yet, not with these eyes. And it is gonna be… fantastic!
Since so many of you are traveling abroad or within the country for the summer, tons of you have been writing me and asking what to pack. So here you go – my guide to the essentials you’ll need to bring for fabulous a summer abroad or wherever you happen to be going.
Loneliness is an integral part of travelling. I used to think it was the downside to travelling, but now I realise it is a necessary educative part of it to be embraced.